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tr.v. nul·li·fied, nul·li·fy·ing, nul·li·fies
1. To make null; invalidate.
2. To counteract the force or effectiveness of.

[Latin nūllificāre, to despise : nūllus, none; see ne in Indo-European roots + -ficāre, -fy.]
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Adj.1.nullified - deprived of legal force
invalid - having no cogency or legal force; "invalid reasoning"; "an invalid driver's license"
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However he had nullified the force of the enchantment by prayer, and had killed my thirteen knights in a three hours' battle, and taken me prisoner, sparing my life in order that so strange a curiosity as I was might be exhibited to the wonder and admiration of the king and the court.
Tulliver vexed him so much that it quite nullified the pleasure he would otherwise have had in the state of his early cabbages, as he walked in his garden before breakfast the next morning.
Glegg's mind, banks and strong-boxes would have nullified the pleasure of property; she might as well have taken her food in capsules); finally, to be looked up to by her own family and the neighborhood, so as no woman can ever hope to be who has not the praeterite and present dignity comprised in being a "widow well left,"--all this made a flattering and conciliatory view of the future.
This is a great human law which cannot be permanently nullified.
But the English lawyers had decided that Parliament was omnipotent--and Parliament, in its omnipotence, instead of trial by jury and the Habeas Corpus, enacted admiralty courts in England to try Americans for offences charged against them as committed in America; instead of the privileges of Magna Charta, nullified the charter itself of Massachusetts Bay; shut up the port of Boston; sent armies and navies to keep the peace and teach the colonies that John Hampden was a rebel and Algernon Sidney a traitor.
If many of the demands of life in the monastery, which was near the capital and much frequented, did not please him and were temptations to him, they were all nullified by obedience: 'It is not for me to reason; my business is to do the task set me, whether it be standing beside the relics, singing in the choir, or making up accounts in the monastery guest-house.' All possibility of doubt about anything was silenced by obedience to the starets.
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In March the High Court in Mombasa nullified the election and said failure by the returning officer to declare the results on Form 36A is "grave and fatal".
The Taipei District Court on Friday (May 10) rejected Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Ting Shou-chung's case to have the result of last November's Taipei City mayoral election nullified.
The appellants specifically want Buhari's nomination and subsequent victory at the February 23 presidential election nullified on the grounds that President Buhari lied on oath in his form CF001 he submitted to INEC for the purpose of clearance for the presidential election.
In the judgment, the court nullified all the decisions made by the management committee of the Board terming them as breach of powers.
The Supreme Court (SC) has nullified the Writ of Amparo issued by a trial court judge in favor of a South Korean who is wanted in his country over a $200-million theft case.